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“An October 2014 inspection of the house by Delaine Englebert, an illegal-construction inspector at DCRA, confirmed that there were numerous problems. She catalogued three dozen violations, including unpermitted work, unfinished inspections, insufficient fire-blocking throughout the house, new structural beams that are not properly supported, a deck not correctly attached to the home, a failure to insulate the house, and more.
To make the house livable again, Landis estimated the couple would have to spend $407,000 to correct all the existing deficiencies and code violations.”
Read the full report here (Part 1 of 3).